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How To Conduct An International Internal Investigation
Imagine an anonymous worker at a multinational's Egypt factory contacts the global whistleblower hotline and accuses the Cairo plant manager of dumping chemicals into the Nile.
United States
25 Jun 2019
Colorado Limits Inquiries About Applicants' Criminal History
Colorado has joined the ban-the-box legislative trend. Ban-the-box laws prohibit employers from asking applicants about criminal history on the employment application, thereby banning the once-common checkbox for applicants to disclose their ex-convict status.
United States
24 Jun 2019
UK: Employers Can Discipline Workers Before A Criminal Investigation Ends
The United Kingdom (U.K.) Court of Appeal recently confirmed that employers usually can conduct internal investigations and disciplinary procedures when an employee
29 May 2019
New Jersey Poised To Enact First Recreational Marijuana Law Protecting Workers From Adverse Employment Action
Update: On March 25, 2019, New Jersey lawmakers canceled their planned vote on the New Jersey Cannabis Regulatory and Expungement Aid Modernization Act due to insufficient support.
United States
3 Apr 2019
OSHA Update: Court Of Appeals Upholds Employer's Criminal Liability And Maximum Fine In Employee's Death
On July 17, 2018, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit affirmed a verdict that had found an employer criminally liable for an employee's fatal fall.
United States
6 Aug 2018
Texas Passes Ban On Texting While Driving
On June 6, 2017, Texas became the 47th state to enact a state-wide ban on texting while driving.
United States
29 Jun 2017
California Fair Employment & Housing Council Considers Proposed (And Recently Amended) Rules To Restrict Employer Use Of Criminal History
In April 2012, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued its long-awaited "Enforcement Guidance on the Consideration of Arrest and Conviction Records in Employment Decisions...
United States
10 Aug 2016
OSHA And MSHA Criminal Prosecutions – DOJ Announces New Procedures After CEO Verdict
This announcement follows the DOJ's criminal conviction of former Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship of just one misdemeanor charge following the death of 29 miners in the Upper Big Branch mine explosion.
United States
29 Dec 2015
Minnesota Enacts "Ban The Box Law" Prohibiting Employment Application Criminal History Checkmark Boxes And Restricting Criminal Record Inquiries Until After Interviews Or Conditional Job Offers
Recent amendments to Minnesota law will restrict the timing of pre-employment inquiries by most private employers into a candidate’s criminal past.
United States
20 May 2013
Ohio Joins Handful Of States That Offer Tort Liability Protections For Businesses That Hire And Employ Rehabilitated Ex-Offenders
In enacting protections from tort liability for negligent hiring and retention claims for businesses that hire and employ rehabilitated ex-offenders, Ohio joins a handful of other states that are introducing such measures to help facilitate the reintegration of ex-offenders into the workforce.
United States
14 Aug 2012
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